Associate University Librarian (Scholarly Resources)

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Created: January 31, 2014


With a history extending back to the 1920’s, UNE has a well-earned reputation as one of Australia’s great teaching, training and research universities. The University of New England was the first Australian university established outside a capital city. While we have a long history and strong tradition of academic distinction, our outlook is dynamic and fresh. Our focus is on the future.

The University Library is a dynamic and innovative environment, with a focus on the delivery of
quality online services to the University of New England’s extensive off-campus and on-campus
communities. The University is recognized for the excellence of its research specialisations and the
Library provides services and access to scholarly information resources to support these research

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Librarian to the position of Associate University Librarian
(Scholarly Resources). The position will provide strategic leadership in the development,
management and delivery of quality digital, print and museological collections. Leading the
Scholarly Resources team, the role works closely and collaboratively with senior staff and
stakeholders internal and external to the University to ensure that the University library provides
access to scholarly resources to support the University’s teaching and research programs.

The successful applicant will have senior leadership skills, extensive management expertise and
high level communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills. Experience in an academic or
research library would be highly regarded. In addition, applicants must have appropriate tertiary
qualifications, including eligibility for associate membership of the Australian Library and
Information Association.

Armidale, a vibrant university city recognised as a centre of culture, is well served with art, music,
theatre, sport and public and private education. While UNE has a long history and strong tradition of
academic distinction, our outlook is dynamic and fresh (visit: and/or

Informal enquiries may be directed to Ms Barbara Paton, University Librarian, phone: (02) 6773
2166 or email: . For further information about the University Library please visit

Salary: Appointment to this position will be on a full-time basis for a period of five years,
which may be renewable subject to satisfactory performance and availability of
funds. A generous remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful
applicant. The University offers attractive superannuation and salary packaging

Closing Date: 2 March 2014

Reference No: 214020

Applicants must address all of the selection criteria contained in the position statement.

Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures

The University will provide travel and removal for this position.

This position is only open to applicants who are Australian citizens or who hold a valid working visa at
the closing date for applications. The visa must cover the period required for the fixed-term position
from the commencement date of employment. The University will not sponsor any appointee for this
position including any further appointment and/or conversion to this position.

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